Fast Facts

Check out this list of random facts and figures about Kansas City, KS.

There are two Kansas Cities - Kansas City, KS and Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City is the third largest city in the state of Kansas.

Kansas City is the third largest city in the Kansas City, Metropolitan Area. Kansas City, Missouri is the largest city.

Nicknames: Heart of America, KCK, The Dotte.

Kansas City, KS is part of Wyandotte County which also includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.

The city covers a total area of 127.8 square miles with 3.5 square miles consisting of water.

Kansas City is 740 ft above sea level.

Kansas City’s latitude is 39 degrees  24 minutes north and its longitude is 94 degrees 40 minutes west.

Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas is situated at the Kaw Point, which is the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.

The highest Rooftop Patio in Kansas City, KS is at Dave & Buster's.

More than 11 million cubic yards of dirt was moved to construct Kansas Speedway.  That's enough dirt to fill 1 million dump trucks or an NFL stadium five times.

The Wyandotte County Historical Museum has a piece of the Arizona, the ship that was hit by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor.

1,200 fishing rods and 715 mounts are on display at Cabela's Kansas City.

Over 40,000 hot dogs are served annually at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home to MLB Kansas City T-Bones.

Hollywood Casino houses the original Ruby Red Slippers from the Wizard of Oz.

The only agriculture museum chartered by Congress to honor America's farmers is in Wyandotte County.

Country singer Garth Brooks performed at the Wyandotte County Fair in Kansas City, KS in 1990 before making it big.